A Karmann Ghia laden with sorority sisters made its way along Church Street in the 1969 Homecoming Parade. Harrison Wick, IUP Special Collections librarian and university archivist, supplied the image and would welcome information about the women, the driver, and the car. His e-mail address is email@example.com. Wick is also interested in hearing from alumni who have IUP memorabilia, photographs, or scrapbooks they are interested in donating. More information about IUP collections. Photo: University Archives
Presidential Legacy Award winners Barbara Russell ’54 and Glenn Cannon ’71 share a light moment at the IUP Legacy Gala in April. Cannon was also the May Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient.
Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer was the setting again this year for the IUP Legacy Gala. In the foreground at right are items for the silent auction, conducted both on line and on the night of the event. Proceeds from the gala and auction benefit the University Fund for Academic Excellence. Photos: Keith Boyer
Aleksandra Kaniasty (background), assistant dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, inspects a poster about white-tailed deer with Laura Wheatall, a master’s candidate in Biology. The Weyandt Hall display recognized women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in conjunction with IUP Research Appreciation Week. Photo: Keith Boyer
On the Map
MG Rodney D. Ruddock Hall was added to the campus map in May, as the former Suites on Maple West building was renamed. Ruddock ’65, M’75 served thirty-seven years in the military and spent thirty-five years in public education as a teacher and a principal. He currently chairs the Indiana County Board of Commissioners. Photo: Keith Boyer
Taking the Plunge
The swimming pool on the ground floor of Waller Hall served many uses, including training for Military Science students in the seventies. Waller is today part of the College of Fine Arts, but vestiges of the pool’s mosaic remain in one of the theater spaces. Photo: University Archives
A painting by retired IUP Art professor Ned Wert ’58 is the cover image of a recently published autobiography by retired IUP president Lawrence Pettit.
A few of the members of the Class of 2010 commissioned as U.S. Army second lieutenants. Left to right: Alex Smith, Mitch Iavarone, Ben Custer, Valerie Trudel, and Megan Edinger. Photo: Keith Boyer
More from the Summer 2010 Issue of IUP Magazine
The 2009–2010 men’s basketball team won more games than any other and competed on nationwide television for the Division II crown.
In six decades, the ROTC program at IUP has produced nearly two thousand U.S. Army second lieutenants, not to mention eight generals.
Legacy Gala, Ruddock Hall, who’s in that photo, and more
Highlights about IUP faculty members, past and present
The latest IUP player to be picked in the NFL draft, plus other newsworthy IUP athletes
IUP Magazine Web Exclusives
June 30, 2010
What distinguishes our Western Pennsylvania dialect?
May 12, 2010
Promoting Native American awareness at IUP.
April 21, 2010
Explore the 270 acres of the Co-op Recreational Park and the IUP Sailing Base at Yellow Creek State Park.